A small sailing school making big waves…

7th Wave RYA sail training centre in Port Erin –

Clear waters, stunning sunsets and an abundance of marine life, Port Erin Bay is perfect for watersports.  Dip your toes in and let us show you the ropes.  We are the island’s sailing and powerboating specialists.

An RYA Recognised Training Centre with enthusiastic, qualified, home-grown staff and superb beachside venue. Whether you want to try sailing, learn powerboating, understand navigation or enjoy a paddle around the bay, we are here to get you on the water and discover something amazing on your doorstep.

Dayskipper and Yachtmaster Theory

These courses are available online for you to study at your leisure. Each course provides the background knowledge required for the RYA Dayskipper, Coastal Skipper, Yachtmaster and Advanced Powerboat certificates.

Summer 2024…

We are wrapped up for winter right now, but we will be back in May 2024 with another action packed programme of RYA Courses for adults and kids, Youth Sailing Weeks, Race Academy, Under 8s Sessions, RYA Powerboat Level 2 courses, Sail for Gold Regatta and maybe even a Powerboat Instructor Course.

The shop will be open for kayak and paddleboard hire from TT Practice Week.

We are already taking bookings for 2024 courses, please contact us to beat the queue and guarantee your places.

Youth Sailing Weeks 2024

Starting from 1st July and running each week until the end of August.

Our popular Youth Sailing Weeks allow youngsters to work through the RYA Youth Sailing Scheme.  Courses run from Monday to Friday, 10am to 5pm each day.  

Courses for beginners, intermediate and advanced sailors run each week during the school holidays. In the event of bad weather we have a full shore-based activity programm

These weeks are a great way to learn to sail, make new friends and enjoy nature’s playground on our doorstep. The minimum age is 8 years old. We provide all the equipment required and RYA certificates and logbooks.

Many of our sailors go on to become RYA Dinghy Instructors opening opportunities to work here at 7th Wave and around the world. Racers can follow in the footsteps of 7th Wave sailors who have joined the Manx Youth Sailing Squad and gone on to become GBR Squad sailors and even World Champions!

Kayak and SUP Hire

Single kayaks £17.50 per hour, double kayaks £25 per hour. 

Stand Up Paddleboards £25.00 per hour.

Sessions are priced per hour and start on the hour, please arrive a few minutes early.

We have a safety boat and qualified drivers on the water to look after you.

Our shop is located on Strand Road, Port Erin.  We stock Sola wetsuits, buoyancy aids, neoprene gloves, boots, hoods, spray tops and accessories,  bodyboards, snorkelling gear, beach toys and much much more.